Student Announcements, March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021 09:37 AM
Message from the Deans’ Office:
Spartans…if you are driving to school, please park your vehicle in the student lot only. Remember, in order to park in the student parking lot you must obtain a student parking pass. Parking passes are free at this time, the form is available at (under student links) or in the deans’ office.
Thank you and take care!

Stuff You Need to Know

Black Student Union – 
Come join the Black Student Union for our meeting TODAY, Thursday 3/11 at 3:00. Hope to see you there!
Password: union
College Rep Visits - Representatives from the following schools will be virtually visiting with Spartans this week: 
Thursday, 3/11 – Elmhurst University (1:00 pm)
To attend a visit, please sign up to attend in Naviance. To do this:
1. Log into Naviance
2. Click on “Colleges” and “Colleges Home”
3. Scroll down to the bottom right, where you will see a list of college visits scheduled at OLCHS.
4. Select the visit you want to sign up for.
Registration will close one hour before the start of the visit. A link to the visit will be sent to all students registered at the start time of the virtual visit. 
IHSA Short Film Festival-  OLTP needs Short Film submissions for this year's Short Film Festival
Think you might be interested? Email Mr. Pastiak at
Here are some details:
  • Film submission would be due March 19th.
  • It is highly recommended that you work with a group of students to get this completed.
  • Film should be original in nature and no longer than 5 minutes long (from opening title screen to final credits)
  • Judging is based on creativity, effective storyline, technical aspects, acting, artistic merit, and overall presentation.

LAST CHANCE TO GET SPARTY SOCKS.  All orders must be placed by Sunday, March 14, 2021.  Socks will be delivered to Mr. Walery at OLCHS in April and he will get them to everyone.

The Boys Bowling Team’s fundraiser this year will be selling SPARTY SOCKS!  
Each pair is available for $15 with a small amount of every sale coming back to the program.  We are fundraising to pay for lanes fees during our Summer Bowling Camps. Show off your SPARTAN PRIDE with these wonderful green and white SPARTY SOCKS featuring our school name, colors, and the Spartan Mascot. All orders will be delivered to Coach Walery in April 2021 and we will distribute them as soon as they arrive.
-These socks are available for ALL SPARTANS, and can easily be ordered here:
-These are a great addition to your Friday Spirit Wear Wardrobe.
-Include your first name, last name, phone # and email address with your order (where it says “Player Name” on the order form use your name).
-The SPARTY SOCK store will be open until Sunday, March 14 2021, so place your order before that date.
-Socks are available in multiple sizes: Youth, S, M, L, XL  (size chart is posted on the website).
-Please email Coach Kevin Walery at with any questions.
Thank you for your consideration to support the Boys Bowling Program.
Tech Help-  If you’re having trouble logging into your classes or having any other tech issues, please email for tech assistance. If possible, include a screen shot of your issue. 

Club/Team News

Interested in Girls TRACK AND FIELD!
Workouts will begin on March 9th and the season starts on April 5th. If you are hardworking, competitive and ready to push yourself every day, come and be part of a great team. Make sure you are signed up for 8 to 18! If you have any questions please email Coach Fiene at
Cheerleading – Sideline Season - Tryouts for the football sideline cheer season will be held Monday March 15th  and Tuesday March 16th  from 3pm to 4:30pm in Gym 101.  You must register on 8 to 18 and have a current physical on file prior to 12pm on the day of the tryout.  Questions - contact Coach Vanderwarren at
Dance Team- Calling all Dancers!
The OLCHS Dance team is looking to add new members to the team for the upcoming football sideline season! Our 2 day clinic and audition is coming up on TODAY Wednesday March 10th and Thursday March 11th.
Click the link below to access the tryout information.
Reach out to Coach Brandt ( or Coach Young ( with any questions.
Drama Club- Are you interested in theater and drama? Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be part of a theatre production? Check out Oak Lawn’s NEW Drama Club. Meet with other students who share your passion for the performing arts! Our next meeting will be FRIDAY, March 12th at 3pm. No previous theater experience necessary! Join us at: or in person in the PAC.
*This week’s Guest Speaker:* Mrs. Eileen Walsh is a nationally recognized lawyer and award winning speaker. She will be discussing elements of story telling and creating your ethical will.
Contact Mr. Pastiak with any questions.
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